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|Full name||Wilfred Adams|
Pontefract district, England
|Died||circa-2001 (aged 66–67)
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||20 st 0 lb (127.0 kg; 280.0 lb)|
Wilfred "Wilf" Adams (birth registered April→June 1934 — circa-2001 (aged 66–67)) born in Pontefract district, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s, playing at club level for Streethouse Intermediates, and Wakefield Trinity (Heritage #609), as a Prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums, he died circa-2001 in his sleep while at home in Wakefield.
County Cup Final Appearances
Wilf Adams played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in Wakefield Trinity's 20-14 defeat by Leeds in the 1958 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1958–59 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Saturday 18 October 1958.
Contemporaneous Article Extract
"Wilf Adams - Blind-side prop: Could be the choice to step into the injured Malcolm Sampson's role at No. 10. Signed from Streethouse Intermediates 1951. Regular choice during '53/4 and '58/9 seasons, but had only made six senior appearances (this season) when Trinity recalled him for the last league match ten days ago after successful work in the Reserves" 
- "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- Lindley, John (7 May 1960). Wakefield Trinity RLFC Official Programme: Hull. John Lindley Son & Co Ltd. ISBN n/a
- "Marriage details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
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